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Descendants of Jakob Hurt. Estonian Students' Society (2009)

Original title: Hurda kutsikad. Eesti Üliõpilaste Selts

Documentary Duration 57:50

Estonian Students' Society have significantly contributed to the development of Estonian national self-awareness, to local cultural and educational life as well as to the improvement of Estonian nationhood. Documentary gives a short overview about the history of the Estonian Students' Society and the emigration era that followed the great escape from Estonia in 1944. The film focuses on the restoration of the society at the end of 1980s and its role in today's Estonia. Alumni and active members of the society talk about ESS; also, outside experts add their commentaries.

Director: Jaak Lõhmus

Keywords: being high-principled | historical continuity | historical overview | members of Estonian Students' Society | alumini of Estonian Students' Society | taking a group photo | reunions | members of fraternity | corporativity | receiving guests | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eetriüksus
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Voiceower Estonian
Duration 57:50

First releases

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  • on television: 1.12.2009 , ETV, Estonia
  • at other places: 28.11.2009, Estonian Students' Society, Tartu, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, EstDocs - Estonian Documentary Film Festival (Toronto, Canada), 2011

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm